Bernie Sanders Net Worth

Bernie Sanders Net Worth

Facts of Bernie Sanders Net Worth

Net worth$528,014
Date of Birth:1941 September 8
First NameBernard
Last NameSanders
AkaBernie Sanders
Age:82 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet

Bernie Sanders Net Worth 

Bernard Sanders is an established American politician who has been working as the Junior United States Senator from Vermont since 2007.In U.S. congressional history Sanders is the longest serving independently. 

Sanders became interested in politics at very young age he said: "A guy named Adolf Hitler won an election in 1932. He won an election and 50 million people died as a result of that election in World War II, including 6 million Jews. So what I learned as a little kid is that politics is, in fact, very important".

How rich is American Politician Bernie Sanders?

U.S. politician Bernie Sander’s is well known after unsuccessful candidacy for the Democratic party nomination to contest the US presidential election in 2016. According to U.S. Senate financial disclosure, Bernie net worth is in between $222,026 & $769,002 making an average of $528,014. All his net worth is accumulated from his annual salary which is worth $174,000.

Finding U.S. Senators net worth is like digging through disclosure form and doing the calculations, means averaging reported maximum and minimum net worth figures, since U.S. Senator's are not required to disclose their exact net worth. In 2015, Bernie Sanders personal assets valued at between $194,026 & $741,000, Sanders house in Vermont is worth $100,000. He has debts of minimum $25,002 & maximum of $65,000. Figuring out his maximum debt and minimum possible assets gives minimum possible net worth of $222,026. Also figuring his lowest possible debts & highest possible assets give a net worth as high as $769,000. Combining both the average debts & average assets gives the average Bernie Sanders net worth of $528,014. His net worth fluctuated overtimes from $115,501 in 2004 to $345,503 in 2007. He had 36% drop in his net worth in 2008 due to financial crises. Sanders net worth dropped downed to $105,003 in 2009 and gradually climbed as high as $460,506 in 2012. Out of 100 U.S. Senators, Bernie Sanders stands at 86th position in the highest net worth of U.S. Senators. Compared to Donald Trump his net worth is 10,795 times smaller & compared with Hillary Clinton & Bill Clinton combined net worth, Bernie Sanders net worth is 230 times smaller.

His Political Career as an Independent U.S. Representative

During most of his political stances, he has been consistently independent. Bernie Sanders political endeavors have been unsuccessful and due to the shortage of fund, he even worked as the writer. He has also been the director of non-profit American People's Historical Society(APHS) for a couple of years. In 1980’s he stood for the mayor of Burlington against the long-term in power Democratic mayor. He got re-elected for three times, winning major party candidate's each time with the majority. Sanders stood for Governor in 1986, again unsuccessfully, after lost he step down as mayor in 1988. For 2 year's he taught political science at Harvard University, for campaigning to enter the U.S House of Representatives, which he achieved in 1991. He went on to become the first Independent in the Representative for 40 years. He entered as Senator for Vermont in 2007, though he was supported by Democratic Party, with whom he was convinced to vote, his independent status was always respected.

Early life

Sanders was born on September 8, 1941, in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. His father, Elias Sanders, was born on Sept 14, 1904, in Słopnice, European country (then the Austro-Hungarian province of Galicia), to a Jewish family; in 1921, the 17-year-old Elias immigrated to the U.S., where he became a paint salesperson. His mother, Dorothy Sanders (née Glassberg), was born in the New York City on Oct 2, 1912, to human migrant folks from European country and Russia. In the Nineteen Forties, several of Elias's relatives in German-occupied European country were killed during the Holocaust.
In his personal life, Bernie Sanders married Deborah Shilling in 1964, however they unmarried in 1966. Bernie afterward had a son with Susan Campbell suffragist in 1969, however married Mary Jane O’Meara in 1988, and acquired 3 step-children. they're still married and primarily based in Vermont.


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